Cardiac PET Imaging, An Issue of PET Clinics, 1st Edition

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By Wengen Chen, MD, PhD and Amol M. Takalkar, MD, MS
Nuclear medicine has played a significant role in imaging cardiovascular diseases.  With developments in PET imaging, that role has expanded.  This issue reviews the latest uses for PET in the imaging of cardiac sarcoidosis, cardiac and art ...view more
Nuclear medicine has played a significant role in imaging cardiovascular diseases.  With developments in PET imaging, that role has expanded.  This issue reviews the latest uses for PET in the imaging of cardiac sarcoidosis, cardiac and arterial calcifications, coronary vascular disease, vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque, and myocardial viability.
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9781455711208
Publication Date :
03-01-2012
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Nuclear medicine has played a significant role in imaging cardiovascular diseases.  With developments in PET imaging, that role has expanded.  This issue reviews the latest uses for PET in the imaging of cardiac sarcoidosis, cardiac and arterial calcifications, coronary vascular disease, vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque, and myocardial viability.

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By Wengen Chen, MD, PhD, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Amol M. Takalkar, MD, MS